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Border Patrol Agents Seize Over 100 Lbs. of Meth, Arrest Woman

PINE VALLEY, Calif. — Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 8 checkpoint arrested a woman Saturday morning with more than 103 pounds of crystal methamphetamine in the bed of her truck.

Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 8 checkpoint arrested a woman with crystal meth in the back of her truck Saturday morning.On May 9, at approximately 9:15 a.m., a woman driving a gold 1999 Ford F-250 approached the I-8 Border Patrol checkpoint.  Agents questioned the driver and referred her to secondary for further investigation.  Once in secondary, a K9 detection team preformed a sniff of the truck which resulted in an alert.

With a further search, agents discovered 74 plastic-wrapped packages of crystal methamphetamine concealed inside a duffel bag and a trash can in the bed of the pick-up.  The packages weighed 103.5 pounds and have an estimated street value of $232,875.

The woman, a 36-year-old United States citizen and the narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration for further investigation.  The pick-up was seized by the Border Patrol.

San Diego Sector has seized more than 2,245 pounds of methamphetamine since October 1, 2019.  This accounts for nearly 26% of meth seized by Border Patrol along the southwest border.

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R. Mitchell

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